2 serious car crashes disrupt traffic in Boone County

1 year 6 months 4 weeks ago Friday, October 21 2016 Oct 21, 2016 Friday, October 21, 2016 10:23:00 PM CDT October 21, 2016 in News
By: Lauren Petterson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer and Kristen Reesor, KOMU 8 Reporter
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BOONE COUNTY - Around 9:20 p.m. on Friday night fire trucks and ambulances were called to the intersection of Range Line Street and Smiley Lane.

Columbia police said two cars were involved in the crash. There were no fatalities, but there were injuries. One person was loaded onto a stretcher and taken to Boone County Hospital Center. A tow truck towed away one of the cars.

Another car crash happened around 4:40 p.m. on Friday afternoon. Nine emergency crews responded to the scene at Route PP.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol trooper, a man drove off the right side of the road, hit a mailbox and ended up on the other side of the road, flipping his truck. The driver failed a sobriety test, the trooper said. He was the only person in the truck.

 

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